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DUTERTE to ensure smooth transition of power

Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go reassured the Filipino public that the Duterte Administration will guide the country’s next leaders to ensure a seamless transition of power.

Executive departments have been heeding the President’s directions, according to the senator, to guarantee that everything is in order during the transition.

On May 10, Duterte signed Administrative Order No. 47 which establishes a Presidential Transition Committee to monitor the transfer of power to the next government and ensure that public services are delivered without interruption. The committee will be chaired by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea.

Go then believes that, despite the fact that elections can be divisive, healing would eventually occur and the Filipino people will once again come together.

The senator stated that the country needs unity now more than ever, particularly in light of the pandemic and other crises

GO SUPPORTS PRRD’s DECISION TO STOP E-SABONG

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go has expressed his support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to stop online cockfighting or e-sabong operations in the Philippines, saying that the decision was reached after a thorough cost-benefit study.

Go said benefits of online cockfighting cannot outweigh the social harm it causes

Go believes Duterte’s move is in the best interests of the Filipino people, adding that e-sabong operations can be harmful to Filipino families due to the social issues that comes with it such as gambling and its recent impact on peace and order.

The president has earlier instructed the DILG to look into e-sabong operations, citing reports of people pawning their belongings simply to play the popular gambling game. On April 19 and 20, the agency polled over 8,400 people, with 62% wishing to put an end to e-sabong.

In the meantime, Go urged his fellow lawmakers to look into ways on how to regulate similar gambling activities to ensure that its negative social impacts are addressed.

Bong Go to new PNPA graduates: Stay committed in protecting the Filipino people and serving the country

Sen.. Christopher “Bong” Go encouraged the cadets who have graduated from the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) to stay committed in protecting the Filipino people and serving the country as new members of the police force.

On Thursday, April 21, President Rodrigo Duterte led the 43rd Commencement Exercises of the PNPA for Bachelor of Science in Public Safety “Alab-Kalis” Class of 2022 at the Camp General Mariano N. Castañeda in Silang, Cavite.

Alab-Kalis, which stands for “Alagad ng Batas ng Kakalinga sa Sinilangang Bayad”, has 229 graduating cadets.

“Para sa mga nakapagtapos ng kanilang pag-aaral sa PNPA, congratulations po sa inyong lahat. Malaki po ang tiwala namin sa inyo ni Pangulong (Rodrigo) Duterte that you’ll be able to serve and protect our fellow Filipinos. Inaasahan namin na tapat ninyong mapaglilingkuran ang bayan,” expressed Go.

PresidentRodrigo Duterte, guest of honor and a keynote speaker at the PNPA graduation rites, urged the new graduates to serve the country well.

“Isa lang ang gusto kong hindi ninyo makalimutan, you took your oath of office at sabihin ko sa inyo, legal… whatever be administrative or otherwise, in the course of your duty, I would like to express to you now na — ‘yung tama lang. Do not go out of your legal parameters. Iyong tama lang na trabaho ng pulis… alam niyo ang inyong obligasyon sa taumbayan,” Duterte stressed.

Bong Go reiterates commitment to improve healthcare access and services nationwide

DUTERTE signs into law measures establishing, upgrading local hospitals

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President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law four bills seeking to establish and upgrade local hospitals in the country.The newly-signed measures are Republic Act No. (RA) 11702, which establishes the Southern Luzon Multi-Specialty Medical Center in Tayabas City; RA 11703 which… Read More

Senator and Chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography Christopher “Bong” Go lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for signing into law four local hospital bills which all seek to improve the delivery of healthcare services in various parts of the country.

Among these is Senate Bill No. 2158 which establishes the Philippine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC shall serve as the lead agency for developing communicable disease control and prevention initiatives. It will be primarily responsible for controlling the introduction and spread of infectious diseases in the Philippines.

The Senator also filed Senate Bill No. 2155 which establishes the Virology Science and Technology Institute of the Philippines (VIP). The institute shall serve as the country’s principal laboratory for virology research, laboratory investigations, and technical coordination of the nationwide network of virology laboratories.

The Malasakit Centers Act was likewise primarily authored and sponsored by Go and was signed into law in December 2019. It establishes a one-stop shop in all hospitals run by DOH, where poor and indigent patients can conveniently avail of medical assistance from the government. To date, there are 151 Malasakit Centers that have helped over three million Filipinos and are fully operating in various parts of the country. READ MORE

Go vows to continue pushing dev’t of Samal Island

IGACOS, Davao del Norte – Senator Christopher Lawrence Go has vowed to continously help develop this city as he also asked for the residents’ support for the local candidates of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) in the upcoming elections.In an interview Saturday night… Read More

ISLANG GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL (IGACOS), SAMAL ISLAND, DAVAO DEL NORTE

Go hopes next president will continue NTF-ELCAC programs

TACLOBAN CITY – Senator Christopher Lawrence Go is hopeful that the next president will continue institutionalizing the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).In an online forum on Monday, Go said the program has convinced many New People’s Army (NPA) rebels to… Read More